Employment with the Village of Gurnee


The Village of Gurnee is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding employment. The Village encourages qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity and non-discrimination to apply for available positions.

Applicants for employment can view the FMLA poster here.

Applications are accepted only in response to posted vacancies. If there is a position you would like to apply for, please review the job advertisement and follow the application instructions. Please note during high volume recruitments, Village staff may contact only candidates under consideration for a position. Questions? Email the Human Resources Department.

Current Openings

2020 Summer Office Assistant


Application Deadline:  Open until filled

To apply, download PDF application below

The Village of Gurnee Community Development Department seeks candidates for a Summer Office Assistant work opportunity.

Employees in this position perform duties related to data entry, scanning permit documents, assisting with a variety of general administrative tasks such as answering phones, typing, filing, copying, and providing assistance to the general public. 

Requires experience using a computer and using a computer directory (filing/folder) structure; knowledge and experience in computer systems including Microsoft Office Suite; accurate typing skills; ability to file alphabetically and numerically; ability to lift up to 25 pounds; previous work experience that demonstrates ability to work with others as part of a team and independently; strong customer service orientation; self-initiated and highly motivated individual.  Must be at least 16 years of age.

Starting hourly rate of pay is $11.00 / hour.   Duration of position is approximately from mid / late May to mid-August.  Work schedule is generally 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at the Gurnee Village Hall facility, 325 N. OPlaine Road.  Offer of employment is contingent on passing a background investigation and drug screen.